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fault-finding

Synonyms of fault-finding in English:

noun

  • the manager tries to get results by fault-finding and nagging
    [Antonyms] praise
  • adjective

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  • a fault-finding spectator
    overcritical, hypercritical, pedantic, overprecise, overexact, over-rigorous, over-strict, hair-splitting, hard/difficult/impossible to please, pettifogging
    informal nitpicking, pernickety
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